- Plesk Onyx 17.5 for Linux
index.html file gets removed from domain's directory after WordPress installation.
This is expected behavior: by design, WordPress should be installed on a clean domain as any other applications or files in the
httpdocs directory will be removed. Otherwise, WordPress might not operate correctly: custom files might interfere with WordPress files.
If it is required to keep custom
- Login into Plesk;
- In Domains > example.com > File manager rename
index.htmlfile so that it would not contain the word index in its name. For example,